Stress and Arthritis Stress affects billions of people worldwide. Stress can come to people in many different forms and it will come out differently for everyone, but stress is stress and that alone can be extremely taxing. The key factor is knowing how to manage and cope with stress and to actually try and get rid of it. A person will never get anywhere in life unless they attempt to make change and that’s how you can deal, as well heal from stress, especially if you suffer with arthritis. So today, we are going to be giving you some advice on how to manage stress if you are a sufferer of arthritis. Keep It Moving This is so important if you have arthritis is to always keep the painful area moving with various forms of exercise. Did you know that stress can actually cause arthritis to get worse because of the tightening of the joints and muscles? Most people wouldn’t think that stress could play a part in the severity of arthritis, but it can and will if you let it. You cannot let stress take over your life. Training Your System to Deep Breathe This is another important quality when it comes to taking the severity off from arthritis. When you can train your body to engage in deep breathing, that behavioral pattern will help to relieve stressors from your life. It’s best if you incorporate deep breathing with about thirty minutes to an hour of Yoga practice, That way your spine and joints can as well, get the stretching and strength needed to help aid off the severity of arthritis. When we take long, deep breaths, it releases the “feel good” endorphins in our brain to relax and take it easy. Seeing A Therapist A lot of people do not like to admit this, but seeing a therapist can, a lot of the times, help to relieve various forms of stress in a person’s life, especially if you have just been diagnosed with arthritis. Arthritis for many individuals is a hard blow to life because it changes how we must get things done, how we move and so on. Sometimes, a therapist can pinpoint things out to you that make you think in a different way, and a lot of the times, that will alter the way a person handles stress. Being Put on Medications There are remarkable medications out there on the current market to help relieve stress, anxiety, as well depression. What a lot of people hate to admit is that they need help in their daily walks of life, but that’s just being human and there is absolutely nothing wrong with that. Remember, our muscles and joints only tense up worse when we are stressed out and carry a lot of anxiety with us. Share this video: Our channel: Disclaimer: The materials and the information contained on Alternative Therapies channel are provided for general and educational purposes only and do not constitute any legal, medical or other professional advice on any subject matter. These statements have not been evaluated by the FDA and are not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new diet or treatment and with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem, promptly contact your health care provider. This presentation contains images that were used under a Creative Commons License

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